Mumbai, June 4 -- Film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for making larger-than-life movies. Even for his next, Bajirao Mastani, which is a period film, starring Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, he is apparently using jewellery and costumes worth almost '3 crore.
"When it comes to making a character look grand, Bhansali leaves no stone unturned. Every day, jewellery and costumes costing up to '3 crore are brought to the sets," says the source.
The makers have deployed special security personnel to transport the expensive accessories to and from the sets. "Using mobile phones and cameras is already prohibited on the sets. Apart from that, everyone who enters or leaves the premises is frisked properly.
The accessories are delivered on the set before anyone arrives, and are taken back after everyone leaves for the day. Four security personnel are specially designated for this role," says the source. When contacted, the spokesperson of the film confirmed the story, saying, "The security has been beefed up as expensive jewellery and costumes are being used in the film."